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AAFU: My work nemesis has cancer

The Robinhood app is a very nice-looking way to go broke

Bitcoin was cool until it sucked

Enlightenment can be yours for just $10

AAFU: I’m still in therapy. Should I be dating?

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Obsessed with ‘Cyberpunk 2077’? Here are 22 fantastic cyberpunk things to play, watch, read, and hear

Find a way to pass the excruciating, indefinite amount of time until the game’s release.

By Joshua Topolsky

Did my two friends save each other from getting struck by lightning?

An investigation.
By Casey Johnston

Chess styles of the rich and despotic

As crazy as it sounds, the way a strong chess player approaches the game can reveal a lot about who they are as a person.

By JJ Lang

Your next obsession: retro Japanese video game art

Commercial art from Japan’s video game boom is ridiculously cool and endlessly inspiring — and it might just be the next big thing in design.

All hail the monumental-horror image

How striking scenes from ‘The Shining,’ ‘The Wicker Man,’ ‘The Exorcist,’ and other iconic horror movies make an indelible mark on us.

Satan takes the blame for everything

A brief history of Satan and His non-followers.

By Drew Millard

Stories

Listen up

Tomorrow 147: CES is not for alive girls

Tomorrow 146: A lack of innovations or apologies

Tomorrow 145: Mary Poppins plays on god mode

Tomorrow 144: The year of the dunk

Tomorrow 143: Pewdiepie has red-pilled Sonic the Hedgehog

Tomorrow 142: Tumblr has snapped

Tomorrow 141: Be thankful (but also scared)

Tomorrow 140: There’s a time travel scammer in the White House

Tomorrow 139: Blue Midterm Redemption 2

Tomorrow 138: You better vote

Tomorrow 137: A third way

Tomorrow 136: Child's play

Tomorrow 135: Leah Finnegan, the mother of fear

Power

Of course Mark Cuban is going to run for president

The cold comfort of the Make-a-Wish Foundation

For paper of record, yuppie migration patterns an evergreen concern

Using refugees to train algorithms is some dystopian shit

66%

The proportion of the U.S. population that supports a Green New Deal.

How the rich will survive climate change disaster

Culture

Ishmael Reed hates ‘Hamilton’ so much he wrote a play about it

Experience: I am in love with this personal essay series

YOUR MOVE, TREBEK

How Hollywood stole ‘The Grinch’

Realistic Pokémon are an affront to God

Future

We need a happy cry emoji

Et Tu, Instagram?

My iPhone is trying to make me a better person. It won’t work.

Price fix?

I created this sculpture in which bacteria can live, and then I would plate it with different parts of my body, literally from my mouth, or inside my nostril, between my toes, or my vagina.

Good advice

Dear Fuck-Up: How do I tell someone I love them?

AAFU: I’m ashamed of being so broke

Dear Fuck-Up: How do you tell a stranger their partner is cheating?

AAFU: I don’t have any friends

Dear Fuck-Up: Should I apologize to the women I hurt?

AAFU: I’m not as smart as everyone said I was